Words have power. Fact. We live in an age where anyone can say anything and be believed. An age where fact checking is only reliable if it aligns with your beliefs. 1,257 more words
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Nashville-based songwriter Mike Reid was thumbing through a local paper when a story caught his eye. A man was arrested after getting drunk and shooting holes in his ex-girlfriend’s car, which is the Southern version of the “final nail in the coffin” analogy. 522 more words
My week so far has been fairly uneventful. Though it is only Tuesday so what else can be expected?
I say uneventful but I did almost pass out yesterday after bending my thumbnail back half way down the nail bed, and after seeing the blood I lost consciousness for a few seconds and then could hear nothing but ringing in my ears for about a minute. 558 more words
Did you catch that episode of This American Life about the girl who got sober at 14? As she tells it, she has memories of filching wine at 5 and pouring a big glass of tequila at 9 and becoming an AA poster child shortly after completing a month of rehab at 13. 458 more words